The mining companies are benefiting greatly from the goodwill of the local communities and not honoring the Community Development Agreements that they entered into. A review of these agreements showed that they are heavily skewed against the local people.
As women, we have realized we shall suffer more because the oil activities will contaminate the land, water and air making it difficult for us to survive in the community and yet we have known this land for centuries and we have nowhere to go if the land is contaminated.
The 350 Ghana Reducing Our Carbon (GROC) has held a workshop on integrating Renewable Energy (RE) plans into the Ga – West Municipal Assembly in its effort to support the government’s Renewable Energy program
A one-day workshop on integrating Renewable Energy (RE) actions and strategies into the Medium-Term Development Plan of Metropolitan Municipal and District Assemblies in the Greater Accra Metropolitan Area (GAMA) has ended in Accra with a call on participants to pay attention to local emission sources.
This Thursday, 6th August at 9 AM GMT+2, we will put the spotlight on the East Africa Crude Oil Pipeline (EACOP), one of the biggest oil megaprojects threatening the lives, livelihoods, and ecosystems of thousands across East Africa. Please join the webinar and add your voice to the petition. You can also tweet about the campaign and help them reach a wider audience.
350 G-ROC has continued to champion for a 100% renewable energy run Ghana alongside partners. They have organized numerous events to push for renewable energy and recently launched a campaign project targeting five districts of Accra.